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Diploma in Communication & Media #

Offered by: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Exam BodyInternal Diploma Malaysia
Course Duration5 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Communication and Media Studies
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
Stream RequirementsArts/Science Stream
Course Description

The Faculty of Communication and Media Studies offers various courses aimed at helping its students develop their talents and extend their understanding of the processes and practices of various aspects of mass communication. Students in this programme will undergo six semesters of studies in order to graduate with Diploma in Communication and Media. The faculty requires students to undertake three components of courses during the three-year programmes. These components are the requirements of university courses, faculty core courses and programme core courses.


Semester 1

  • Kesatria Negara I
  • Fundamentals of Islam/
  • Men and Religion (Non-Muslim)
  • Consolidating language Skills
  • Computer and Information Processing
  • Introduction to Malay Language Communication
  • Introduction to Communication and Media Studies
  • Public Speaking


Semester 2

  • Kesatria Negara II
  • Islamic Thought and Civilization/Islam and Development (Non Muslim)
  • Preparatory Course For MUET
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Writing for the Media
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Communication Management


Semester 3

  • Kesatria Negara III
  • Islam and Communication/
  • Islam Society (Non Muslim)
  • English For Academic Purposes
  • Principles of Psychology
  • Instructional Communication
  • Introduction News Writing and Reporting
  • Public Relations


Semester 4

  • Graphic Design and Communication
  • Journalism
  • Photo Communication
  • Publishing and Media Design
  • Principles of Economy
  • Issues in Modern Malaysia


Semester 5

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Communication Research
  • Event Management in Communication
  • Broadcasting
  • Advertising
  • Professional Project
  • Multimedia Design and Production
  • Marketing Communication


Semester 6

  • Introduction to Translation
  • Professional Project
  • Multimedia Design and Production
  • Marketing Communication
Entry Requirements

SPM with at least 5 credits or its equiv.

Career Prospects

Graduates have the opportunity to work either in the public or the private sector. They will act as a supporting line to professional and specialist groups in the areas of Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Broadcasting, Publishing and other areas related to communication and the media.


All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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